Period
to 23 August 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in contract job vacancies advertised in Central London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 23 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Legal
London > Central London
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 134 133 85
Rank change year-on-year -1 -48 +7
Contract jobs citing Legal 145 178 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.76% 1.95% 2.83%
As % of the General category 3.77% 3.82% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 116 171
Central London median daily rate £438 £445 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.69% -6.32% +11.76%
10th Percentile £250 £219 £238
90th Percentile £639 £581 £665
London median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Central London median hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £34.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.45% -35.97% +174.88%
10th Percentile £26.25 £22.00 £20.47
90th Percentile £26.75 £22.00 £120.87
London median hourly rate £26.50 £27.50 £27.66
% change year-on-year -3.64% -0.58% +72.88%

Legal is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,848 4,664 4,253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 46.60% 51.17% 54.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,889 3,537 3,289
Central London median daily rate £520 £525 £509
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.95% +3.23% +7.07%
10th Percentile £332 £320 £315
90th Percentile £680 £688 £679
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 67 52
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £20.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -7.41% +2.60%
10th Percentile £11.40 £13.29 £13.03
90th Percentile £50.33 £33.00 £34.25
London median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £21.90
% change year-on-year -10.42% +9.59% +4.29%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Legal as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in Central London

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Legal in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Legal in Central London

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in Central London over the 6 months to 23 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Legal in Central London

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Legal in Central London

Legal
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Central London region over the 6 months to 23 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -6 112 £425 -4.49% 65
West End of London +14 4 £363 -23.68% 1
Southwark -14 2 £450 +20.00% 1
City of Westminster - 2 - - 1
Legal
London

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Legal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Legal.

1 50 (34.48%) Law
2 44 (30.34%) Finance
3 35 (24.14%) iManage
4 33 (22.76%) Microsoft
5 31 (21.38%) Windows
5 31 (21.38%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (20.69%) Microsoft Office
6 30 (20.69%) Windows 10
7 28 (19.31%) SQL
8 25 (17.24%) Document Management
9 24 (16.55%) Practice Management
10 22 (15.17%) SQL Server
11 21 (14.48%) Project Management
12 18 (12.41%) ITIL
12 18 (12.41%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (12.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (9.66%) Elite 3E
13 14 (9.66%) Scrum
13 14 (9.66%) Data Modelling
14 13 (8.97%) Incident Management
14 13 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (8.97%) LexisNexis
14 13 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (8.28%) Azure
15 12 (8.28%) Degree
16 10 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
16 10 (6.90%) Analytics
17 9 (6.21%) User Experience
17 9 (6.21%) Continuous Improvement
17 9 (6.21%) Banking

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.07%) Apache
1 3 (2.07%) Apache Airflow
1 3 (2.07%) CMS
1 3 (2.07%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.38%) Confluence
3 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.69%) IIS
3 1 (0.69%) JBoss
3 1 (0.69%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.69%) WildFly
Applications
1 30 (20.69%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (9.66%) Elite 3E
2 5 (3.45%) Carpe Diem
3 2 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.69%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.28%) Azure
2 8 (5.52%) AWS
2 8 (5.52%) Office 365
3 5 (3.45%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.76%) PaaS
4 4 (2.76%) Power Platform
5 3 (2.07%) GitHub
5 3 (2.07%) SaaS
6 2 (1.38%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (1.38%) Apigee
6 2 (1.38%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.38%) IaaS
6 2 (1.38%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (1.38%) Serverless
7 1 (0.69%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.69%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.38%) Firewall
1 2 (1.38%) LAN
1 2 (1.38%) VPN
2 1 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.69%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.69%) DHCP
2 1 (0.69%) DNS
2 1 (0.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (0.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (0.69%) Internet
2 1 (0.69%) Network Security
2 1 (0.69%) Skype
2 1 (0.69%) VLAN
2 1 (0.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.17%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.45%) Amazon Athena
3 5 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.76%) Power BI
5 3 (2.07%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (1.38%) MS Access
6 2 (1.38%) MySQL
6 2 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.69%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.69%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.69%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.07%) JIRA
1 3 (2.07%) Selenium
1 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.38%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.69%) Gatling
3 1 (0.69%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.69%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.69%) JMeter
3 1 (0.69%) JUnit
3 1 (0.69%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.69%) Ranorex
3 1 (0.69%) TestNG
3 1 (0.69%) Toad
3 1 (0.69%) WebDriver
General
1 50 (34.48%) Law
2 44 (30.34%) Finance
3 9 (6.21%) Banking
4 5 (3.45%) Public Sector
5 4 (2.76%) Marketing
6 3 (2.07%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.07%) Publishing
6 3 (2.07%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.38%) Billing
8 1 (0.69%) Advertising
8 1 (0.69%) Electronics
8 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (21.38%) Analyst
2 20 (13.79%) Project Manager
3 15 (10.34%) Applications Engineer
3 15 (10.34%) Developer
4 14 (9.66%) Applications Support
4 14 (9.66%) Applications Support Engineer
4 14 (9.66%) Support Engineer
5 11 (7.59%) Business Analyst
5 11 (7.59%) IT Trainer
5 11 (7.59%) Trainer
6 5 (3.45%) Consultant
6 5 (3.45%) Data Analyst
6 5 (3.45%) Legal Analyst
7 4 (2.76%) IT Analyst
7 4 (2.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (2.76%) Legal IT Trainer
7 4 (2.76%) Node.js Developer
7 4 (2.76%) Senior Manager
8 3 (2.07%) Contracts Manager
8 3 (2.07%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.52%) AngularJS
2 7 (4.83%) .NET
3 6 (4.14%) Node.js
4 4 (2.76%) .NET Core
5 3 (2.07%) Natural Language Processing
5 3 (2.07%) PySpark
5 3 (2.07%) REST
6 2 (1.38%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.38%) CSS
6 2 (1.38%) HTML
6 2 (1.38%) NgRx
6 2 (1.38%) Pandas
6 2 (1.38%) React Native
6 2 (1.38%) scikit-learn
6 2 (1.38%) TensorFlow
7 1 (0.69%) Angular 2
7 1 (0.69%) Dropwizard
7 1 (0.69%) React
7 1 (0.69%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.21%) User Experience
3 7 (4.83%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.76%) e-Learning
5 4 (2.76%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.07%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.38%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.38%) Derivative
7 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.38%) Equities
7 2 (1.38%) Linked Data
7 2 (1.38%) NHS
7 2 (1.38%) OTC Derivatives
7 2 (1.38%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.38%) Robotics
8 1 (0.69%) Blog
8 1 (0.69%) iPad
8 1 (0.69%) iPhone
8 1 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (21.38%) Windows
2 30 (20.69%) Windows 10
3 5 (3.45%) Unix
4 2 (1.38%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.38%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.69%) Android
5 1 (0.69%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.38%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (17.24%) Document Management
3 24 (16.55%) Practice Management
4 21 (14.48%) Project Management
5 18 (12.41%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (12.41%) ITIL
6 14 (9.66%) Data Modelling
6 14 (9.66%) Scrum
7 13 (8.97%) Incident Management
7 13 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (6.90%) Analytics
9 9 (6.21%) Business Analysis
9 9 (6.21%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (4.83%) Change Management
10 7 (4.83%) SDLC
10 7 (4.83%) User Stories
11 6 (4.14%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (4.14%) Data Migration
11 6 (4.14%) Data Science
11 6 (4.14%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 28 (19.31%) SQL
2 8 (5.52%) JavaScript
3 7 (4.83%) T-SQL
4 6 (4.14%) Java
4 6 (4.14%) Python
5 5 (3.45%) C#
6 4 (2.76%) TypeScript
7 2 (1.38%) Go
7 2 (1.38%) Scala
7 2 (1.38%) VBA
8 1 (0.69%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.69%) C++
8 1 (0.69%) Java 8
8 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (8.28%) Degree
2 5 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.76%) Master's Degree
4 3 (2.07%) IIBA
5 2 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.38%) MBA
5 2 (1.38%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.38%) PMP
5 2 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.69%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.69%) CISSP
6 1 (0.69%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.69%) IISP
6 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.83%) PMO
2 5 (3.45%) GDPR
2 5 (3.45%) QA
3 4 (2.76%) SLA
4 3 (2.07%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.69%) COBIT
5 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.69%) MiFID
5 1 (0.69%) NIST
5 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (4.83%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.14%) Docker
3 1 (0.69%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.07%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.38%) SafeCom
2 2 (1.38%) SCCM
3 1 (0.69%) CASB
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 35 (24.14%) iManage
2 33 (22.76%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.97%) LexisNexis
4 8 (5.52%) Tableau
5 5 (3.45%) Aderant
5 5 (3.45%) Intapp
6 3 (2.07%) Teradata
7 2 (1.38%) Cisco
7 2 (1.38%) Google
7 2 (1.38%) Oracle
7 2 (1.38%) SAP
8 1 (0.69%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.69%) Citrix
8 1 (0.69%) Cognos
8 1 (0.69%) F5
8 1 (0.69%) IBM
8 1 (0.69%) IBM Sterling
8 1 (0.69%) OutSystems
8 1 (0.69%) Riverbed
8 1 (0.69%) ServiceNow